Honorees are, but aren't limited to, Eric Lindros, Jay Wright, Franzke & LA, and Shayne Gostisbehere.

Honorees are, but aren't limited to, Eric Lindros, Jay Wright, Franzke & LA, and Shayne Gostisbehere.

DOORS 5 P.M.
Banquet proceedings begin at 6:15.

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VILLANOVA RECEIVING TEAM OF YEAR AWARD FROM PSWA
VILLANOVA RECEIVING TEAM OF YEAR AWARD FROM PSWA

Villanova men’s basketball coach Jay Wright and two of his standouts, Kris Jenkins and Josh Hart, will accept the Team of the Year award at the 113th annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s banquet Friday, Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. The doors open at 5 p.m., and the dinner starts at […]

TWO-TIME HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION TIM WITHERSPOON JOINS PSWA DAIS
TWO-TIME HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION TIM WITHERSPOON JOINS PSWA DAIS

Two-time world heavyweight champion Tim Witherspoon, originally from South Philadelphia and one of only three boxers to win multiple world heavyweight championships, will be among the guests at the 113th annual Philadelphia Sports Writers Association dinner. The event is at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill on Friday Feb. 3, and tickets are still […]

BOXING CHAMPION JASON SOSA AND FLYERS WIVES HONORED BY PSWA
BOXING CHAMPION JASON SOSA AND FLYERS WIVES HONORED BY PSWA

Another pair of honorees have been added to the dais at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s 113th annual dinner Friday, Feb. 3rd at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, N.J. WBA world super featherweight champion Jason Sosa of South Jersey will receive the Native Son award, while the Flyers Wives Fight for Lives organization […]

FORMER FLYER ERIC LINDROS TO BE HONORED WITH LIVING LEGEND AWARD
FORMER FLYER ERIC LINDROS TO BE HONORED WITH LIVING LEGEND AWARD

For former Flyers center Eric Lindros, the honors keep coming. Lindros, who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame last month, has been named the winner of the Living Legend Award by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association. He will be among many honorees at the association’s 113th annual banquet on Friday, Feb. 3 at […]

INQUIRER COLUMNIST JEFF MCLANE WINS STAN HOCHMAN AWARD
INQUIRER COLUMNIST JEFF MCLANE WINS STAN HOCHMAN AWARD

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff McLane is the winner of the second annual Stan Hochman Award, which will be presented at the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s 113th annual dinner Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. A veteran Eagles reporter, McLane’s Sept. 7 piece on quarterback Carson Wentz was voted the best story […]

1966-67 NBA CHAMPION PHILADELPHIA 76ers HONORED BY PSWA
1966-67 NBA CHAMPION PHILADELPHIA 76ers HONORED BY PSWA

The 1966-67 NBA champion Philadelphia 76ers, arguably the best team in NBA history, will be honored on the 50th anniversary of that season by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association at the PSWA’s 113th annual banquet Friday, Feb. 3 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. The banquet is open to the public and tickets […]

NCAA CHAMPION VILLANOVA NAMED PSWA TEAM OF THE YEAR
NCAA CHAMPION VILLANOVA NAMED PSWA TEAM OF THE YEAR

The Villanova Wildcats made one of the most memorable championship runs in the history of college men’s basketball last season, stunning North Carolina on a last-second shot to capture the NCAA title and, in turn, secure their place as the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association’s Team of the Year. Coach Jay Wright will accept the award […]

WHEN MIKE SCHMIDT MET MUHAMMAD ALI AT PSWA BANQUET
WHEN MIKE SCHMIDT MET MUHAMMAD ALI AT PSWA BANQUET

By Matt Breen The greatest Phillies player had a chance encounter more than 40 years ago to meet The Greatest. Mike Schmidt sat next to Muhammad Ali in January 1975 at the Philadelphia Sports Writers dinner. Schmidt remembered how big the late boxer’s hands were and how friendly Ali was. Schmidt was impressed that Ali, […]

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